Course: Legal Foreign Language I. - 3 - English

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Course title Legal Foreign Language I. - 3 - English
Course code KJA/CJB3A
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Bell Ian David, Ba.
  • Přidalová Eva, Mgr.
  • Tozzi di Angelo Kamila, PhDr.
  • Vašků Radek, Mgr.
  • Vystrčilová Renata, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Čermáková Helena, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Seminar topics: INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL LAW THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS: INVESTIGATION PHASE CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS SEARCH AND SEIZURE INTERROGATIONS AND CONFESSIONS CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS: PROCEEDINGS BEFORE TRIAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCESS: THE TRIAL CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY DEFENCES SENTENCING

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
Teaching is aimed at professional legal language. The emphasis is put on practicing all language skills in relation with professional language used in different branches of law and when executing administrative activities.
Students who have completed this subject will deepen knowledge and skills in the field of technical legal terminology and they will become familiar with Anglo-American legal system.
Prerequisites
Completion of this subject is conditional upon successful completion of the subject CJB2A.
KJA/CJB2A and KJA/CJB1A

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

In order to get the credit it is essential that the students have a regular attendance in the scope set by the seminar leader. The students must also complete the tasks assigned by the teacher.
Recommended literature
  • Dressler, J. (2001). Understanding Criminal Law. Lexis, New York.
  • Přidalová, E.,Tozzi, K. (2008). Legal English, Part I.. Leges, Praha.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law in Public Administration (2013) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 2 Winter